Sin Taxes – Do They Work? Have Your Say!

Do the so-called “Sin Taxes” work?

Alcohol, fuel and cigarettes are specifically taxed (also known as levies or duties), but are these taxes effective at discouraging certain products and activities, or do they just raise government revenues to deal with the effects?

Recent speculation has suggested that a new addition to this group could be meat and dairy products.

What do you think – should meat and dairy products be taxed to discourage their consumption and help cover the costs of reversing their damaging effects on the environment?

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Your thoughts?